Microbiology News : clinical, Nov 2020

Nanopore sequencing diagnostic for SARS-CoV-2
Angstrom Bio has launched a nanopore sequencing saliva-based COVID-19 diagnostic that can provide low-cost, high-frequency and highly accurate testing to "nearly any organization". A SARS-CoV-2 and influenza test is also to be rolled out soon.   more...
Informatics solution for sars-cov-2 data
BD announces streamlined reporting capabilities for COVID-19 data through BD Synapsys™ 3.84 Informatics Solution that simplifies mandatory public health reporting for customers using BD Veritor™ and BD MAX™ systems. more...
Recombinant Spike Protein of Mink Strain
Sino Biological has launched a recombinant Y453F RBD protein, the mutation in SARS-CoV-2 that infected mink and workers at a farm in Denmark recently. This protein adds to Sino's large collection of proteins for antibody and vaccine research.  more...
New products for sars cov 2 the coronavirus that causes COVID-19
This week: New T-Cell detection test for previous SARS-CoV-2 infection is developed through Microsoft and biotech firm; ECDC say buffers not reliable for rapid antigen tests and FDA OK molecular-based SARS-CoV-2 test for at-home-testing. more...
EU ecdc recommends rapid antigen tests for covid 19
The ECDC has revised its recommendations for rapid antigen testing in a new document that provides independent evaluations of several rapid antigen tests on the market along with requirements labs must adhere to.  more...
Home testing for SARS-CoV-2
The US FDA has authorized the first prescription COVID-19 molecular test that can be performed entirely at-home. The test fits into the palm of your hand and uses real-time LAMP technology to give a result in just 11 minutes.  more...
CRISPR FELUDA SARS COV 2 Test for COVID 19 Diagnosis
Tata Group has begun distributing its Feluda COVID-19 test to labs across India. The CRISPR-based test utilizes a specially adapted Cas9 protein transcription, and a result is read on a dipstick placed into the CRISPR mixture after amplification of the viral material.  more...
Point of care immunoassay development
Cytiva (Formerly GE Healthcare) has started a new diagnostic test development and support service for point-of-care diagnostic developers to increase speed to market of new tests through infrastructure, expertise and consultation for immunoassay development. more...
T-cell detection for covid 19 past infection
A new clinical diagnostic test that measures the T-cell response in SARS-CoV-2 infected individuals that can provide a complete picture of the duration of immunity to the virus following an infection or administration of a vaccine will be released this fall.  more...
New products for sars cov 2 the coronavirus that causes COVID-19
A new buyer's guide for rapid antigen/POC tests; German Airports automate testing workflow; Precision Genetics prefer Isohelix saliva collection device; ELISA test to measure antibody response for vaccine research and portable device analyzes swabs give positive results in 2 minutes.  more...
Rapid Antigen and Near Patient Testing for SARS CoV 2
This buyers guide summarizes the range of COVID-19 rapid tests available on the world market for near-patient, screening and serial testing at workplaces, airports and schools. It also gives details of each supplier and provides a means to contact them. ​ more...
ELISA Test for SARS Cov 2 IgG antibody to spike protein
EUROIMMUN has launched the Anti-SARS-CoV-2 QuantiVac™ ELISA (IgG) to quantify IgG antibodies against the SARS-CoV-2 S1 antigen. The assay is CE-marked, and the company plans to file for US FDA-EUA. more...
Portable SARS CoV 2 Antigen test Takes Two Minutes for Positive
QIAGEN has begun distributing its QIAreach™ SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Test for use on digital eHub and eStick system developed by Ellume. The portable device can give a positive result in as little as 2 minutes and a negative in 15 minutes. more...
Saliva collection device for SARS CoV 2 testing
The new GeneFiX™ Saliva RNA Collection Device from Isohelix has been validated by Precision Genomics and is now its preferred method for saliva collection as part of its FDA-EUA SARS-CoV-2 testing portfolio.  more...
high-throughput antigen testing at german airports
Through a partnership with Centogene and Fujirebio, Lufthansa airports in Germany are expandng its antigen testing program for its passengers. Fujirebio will provide Centogene labs with a steady supply of its Lumipulse G SARS-CoV-2 Ag to run on the fully-automated LUMIPULSE G1200 system. more...
New Products for COVID 19 Testing
This week: A subgenomic RNA test that detects only viable SARS-CoV-2 material; new lateral-flow antibody test development service; several case-studies on the benefits of SARS-CoV-2 surveillance in wastewater and the first rapid antigen surface test.  more...
Antimicrobial Resistance Detection
In this special focus on HAIs and AMR, we bring you the latest screening, identification, diagnostic and surveillance kits to give your clinical lab the power to control and treat antimicrobial-resistant infections.   more...
Asp galactomannan lateral flow kit
IMMY sõna Aspergillus Galactomannan Lateral Flow Assay is recommended by the European Confederation of Medical Microbiology (ECMM) as a screening device in COVID ventilated patients. more...
Designed to improve efficiency, the AFYS3G Recapper for Screw Cap Tubes can be used as a stand-alone instrument or be simply integrated into a fully automated laboratory environment. more...
sgRNA profiling in SARS CoV 2 virus that causes covid 19
The new DeepMARK™ NGS assay for profiling SARS-CoV-2 genomic and subgenomic RNA in clinical specimens has compelling use cases for rapid public health response, research, and vaccine development. more...
Automated reading and CLSI and EUCAST interpretaion of clinical and qc tests
BIOMIC V3 is an open system utilizing digital imaging to automate the reading and CLSI/EUCAST interpretation of AST-ID-QC from various manufacturers. BIOMIC V3 is designed and manufactured by Giles Scientific in California. more...
Fast Carbapenamase Resistant Enterobacterales CRE detection with rapid lateral flow
The CDC classifies HAIs as “Winnable Battles” and commits surveillance to reduce the incidence of HAIs and improve patient outcome. The emergence of Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacterales (CRE) is an urgent threat, requiring immediate action. more...
Automated MRSA Plate assessment
LBT Innovations has licensed its AI-powered MRSA plate screening and interpretation software to the largest clinical laboratory group in Germany. The APAS independence system with the MRSA Analysis Module can do thousands of plates per day.  more...
Download rapidmicrobiology media kit 2021
rapidmicrobiology.com is the marketing solution for global microbiology brands - uniquely focused on connecting buyers of routine microbiology laboratory supplies with suppliers, get your 2021 campaign started now and enjoy the benefits. more...
New Products for COVID 19 Testing
New rapid CE-marked antigen tests for schools and airports (FREE SAMPLES!); CRISPR; suite of antibodies and antigens for kit development; Post your COVID-19 test sample with peace of mind and concentrate SARS-CoV-2 from wastewater samples with novel pipette. more...
chromogenic media for antimicrobial resistance detection
Each year, about 3 million people are infected in the US with antibiotic-resistant strains. In Europe, 33,000 people die because of them every year. How important is early diagnosis? Find out what solutions we can offer you here in Condalab. more...
Liofilchem Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing AST
Liofilchem produces MTS™ (MIC Test Strip), antibiotic discs, ready-to-use agar dilution panels, ComASP® compact broth microdilution panels, rapid NP® tests and chromogenic media for antimicrobial susceptibility testing and resistance mechanisms detection. more...
FDA CDC Viral Transport Medium for SARS CoV 2
Teknova manufactures VTM and saline for sample transport under GMP conditions in compliance with ISO 13485 standards and the Quality System Regulations under 21 CFR Part 820. Teknova's current capacity for VTM production is 50,000 tubes per day. more...
CRISPR SARS COV 2 Test for COVID 19 Diagnosis
Leveraging Hamilton's automated liquid handling systems and Millipore Sigma's capacity for large-scale reagent production, the DETECTR BOOST™ CRISPR-based SARS-CoV-2 test from Mammoth Biosciences, is positioned to increase US testing substantially.  more...
Automatically extract and detect winter and COVID 19 virus
The new PKamp™ Respiratory SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR Panel from Perkin Elmer is now CE-marked. Along with coronavirus, the assay detects Influenza and RSV and can be used with Perkin Elmer's automated nucleic acid extraction system.  more...